Lip Sync To Lady Gaga – Contest Rules

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The following promotion is intended for participants in the United States only, and will be governed by United States laws. Do not proceed in this promotion if you are not eligible or not currently located in the United States. Further eligibility restrictions are contained in the official rules below.

 

 

WLIF/ LIP SYNC TO LADY GAGA

OFFICIAL RULES

(Updated 3/16/2017)

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE ENTRANT’S CHANCE OF WINNING.

  1. HOW TO ENTER
  1. These rules govern the Lip Sync to Lady Gaga promotion (the “Promotion”), which is being conducted by WLIF (the “Station”). The Promotion begins on Monday, March 13, 2017 and ends on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (the “Promotion Dates”).
  1. Enter online beginning March 13, 2017 at 5:00 a.m. ET and ending on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Entry Period”). To enter, entrants must create a brief video clip between 30 and 60 seconds in length of the entrant lip-synching a Lady Gaga song of their choice (the “Video Submission”). Entrants must upload their Video Submission to a public video hosting site and then visit Todays1019.com and follow the links and instructions to enter the Promotion and complete and submit the online entry form during the Entry Period. At the time of entry, entrants must provide the URL of a public video site to which you have uploaded your Video Submission. Video Submissions must be in one (1) of the following formats: .wmv, .avi, .mov, and .mpg, and must be under 300 MB in size and no longer than 60 seconds in duration. Video Submissions will not be posted on the Station’s website but will be used by the Station for judging the entries for selection of semi-finalists. Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Station’s Privacy Policy. Limit one (1) entry per eligible person during the Entry Period regardless if entrant has more than one email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. P.O. Boxes are not permitted. Entries submitted may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Promotion administrator. Any Video Submission under thirty seconds (:30) in duration will be disqualified. Video Submissions of a duration longer than sixty seconds (:60) will not be disqualified, but only the first sixty seconds of the video will be judged.

 

  1. Video Submissions must be the entrants’ original, creative work; each entrant must have the right to submit it. The Video Submissions may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights including but not limited to copyrights or trademarks. Entrant must be in the Video Submission. Incomplete and/or multiple and/or duplicate entries by the same or multiple entrants will be disqualified. Valid entries must contain all information requested. The Video Submissions must not contain copyrighted materials or any other materials that may be restricted, prohibited or outlawed by federal, state or local laws. Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entry if such entry’s associated Video Submission or other content contains illegal, indecent, pornographic, sexually explicit content or otherwise offensive material such as aberrational behavior, graphic violence or drug abuse, or if such Video Submission or other content contains any nudity, material whose content is deemed at the sole discretion of the Station to be unsuitable for public performance or broadcast on the Station (i.e., entries must be radio clean). Entries that do not comply with these rules will not be eligible for the Promotion.
  1. At the conclusion of the Entry Period, a panel made up of Station personnel will review the Video Submissions and select in its sole discretion up to fifteen (15) best Video submissions based on the following criteria: creativity, overall appeal and entertainment value of the performance (each a “Finalist”).
  1. There will be up to a total of fifteen (15) Finalists, and one (1) Grand Prize winner selected in the Promotion.
  1. Finalists must be available to attend the Lip Sync for Lady Gaga event on Tuesday, April 4, beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET at WLIF Station, at 1423 Clarkview Road, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21204 (“Event”) in order to compete for a chance to win the Grand Prize.
  1. The Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel the Promotion in the event that fewer than fifteen (15) entries are received during the Entry Period. Also, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify the Promotion in the event that fewer than fifteen (15) entries are received during the Entry Period. Station reserves the right to deny participation to anyone lip-synching to a song containing offensive lyrics unsuitable for public performance.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS

 

  1. The Promotion is open to all persons who are legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older and who reside in Maryland or York or Adams Counties in Pennsylvania. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors and agents of the Station, CBS Radio Inc., their corporate affiliates, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, participating sponsors, prize suppliers, their respective affiliates (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and other radio stations in the Baltimore metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrant agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of the Station, which are final and binding in all respects.
  1. For this contest only, persons are not precluded from entering and winning even if they or someone in their household have previously won any contest from any CBS Radio/Baltimore station.
  1. Each winner may be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and must provide winner’s complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
  1. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entrant who does not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry as required by law.
  1. PRIZES
  1. Up to fifteen (15) Finalist Prizes will be awarded in this Promotion. Each Finalist Prize is a Lady Gaga CD “Joanne,” courtesy of Interscope Records, and an opportunity to perform at the Lip Sync for Lady Gaga Event on April 4, 2017. The Approximate Retail Value of the Finalist Prize is $15.00. The Finalist Prize winner(s) will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the prize(s). The Finalist Prize(s) is awarded as is.
  1. Up to one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in the Promotion. The Grand Prize consists of two (2) tickets (for winner and one (1) guest) to see Lady Gaga at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC on November 19, 2017. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $206. The Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the prize(s). The prize(s) is awarded as is. Tickets valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets. Tickets are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets may not be sold to a third party. If a prize-related event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, their sole responsibility to the winner will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded elements of the prize(s). The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny entry to or to remove the winner and/or guest if either engages in disruptive behavior or in a manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the concert.
  1. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All Finalist Prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. The Finalist Prize winner(s) will forfeit any prize(s) or prize certificate(s) not claimed within ten (10) days of notification of ticket availability. The Grand Prize or Grand Prize certificate must be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. The winner(s) will forfeit any prize(s) or prize certificate(s) not claimed within ten (10) days of notification of ticket availability. Winner may elect to have prize mailed, however, in the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed or shipped to the winner(s), it will be with the prior written consent of the winner(s) and therefore, winner(s) assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize(s) or prize certificate(s).
  1. Prize(s) is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment or cash equivalent of prize(s) is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Promotion Entities are not responsible for winners’ limitations that prevent acceptance or use of prize(s). Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, and are not in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, expressed or implied, whether by contract or law, concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Other restrictions may apply.
  1. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
  1. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
  1. Up to fifteen (15) Finalists, and one (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in this Promotion
  1. At the conclusion of the Entry Period, a panel made up of Station personnel will review all of the Video Submissions and select in its sole discretion up to fifteen (15) best Video submission Finalists based on the following criteria: creativity, overall appeal and entertainment value of the performance.
  1. Finalists will be notified via phone and/or email on Tuesday, March 28 at approximately 1:00pm ET and invited to attend the final event described in Section 1 of these rules to compete for the Grand Prize.
  1. If the station permits walk-up registration per Section 2(g), above, any additional entrants will enter a drawing between 5:30pm and 6:00pm and some entrants may be randomly selected to participate at that time. The number of entrants selected will be based on the number of people who were already selected to participate as a result of their online entry. The maximum number of entrants allowed to compete in the April 4, 2017 Event is fifteen (15).

 FINAL EVENT: On Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7pm ET, the Finalists will have an opportunity to participate in a Final Event lip-synch competition by lip-syncing a Lady Gaga song. The Final Event will take place at WLIF Studios, 1423 Clarkview Road, Suite 10, Baltimore, MD 21209. All Finalists must arrive and register with Station personnel by 6:30pm ET. Finalists must present a valid government issued ID at the time of registration. Finalists who have not registered by this time will be ineligible to participate in the Final Event. At approximately 7:00pm ET the Final Event will begin. The order in which each of the Finalists will compete will be randomly selected by the Station prior to the start of the Final Event. In the order selected, the Finalists will each lip synch to one Lady Gaga song, for a maximum of five minutes. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected at the Final Event by a panel of up to five (5) Station-designated judges based on the following criteria: stage presence, talent, charisma, and entertainment value (the “Judging Criteria”).

 

  1. Grand Prize winner does not need to listen to the Station to enter but must be present at the Final Event to win.

 

  1. The Grand Prize winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within thirty (30) days of winning or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will not be selected. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully executed affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.

 

  1. Odds of winning will be based on the number of participants. If the maximum number of entrants (15) is reached, the odds of winning will be 1 in 15.

 

  1. Prize(s) will be awarded only upon confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases. The Grand Prize winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release while at the event, (or within five (5) days of winning) or prize(s) will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected (time permitting) using the judging criteria mentioned above for the Grand Prize Event. If a potential winner(s) cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully-executed affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize(s).

 

  1. CONDITIONS

 

  1. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s). The winner(s) may be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize(s) and will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize(s) valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize(s). Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.

 

  1. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its designees to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world, in perpetuity, his/her name, prize(s) won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, voice, audio or video recording and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification or permission, in perpetuity, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.

 

  1. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion Entities and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from any prize(s) awarded and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Promotion, or delivery, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

 

  1. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winner(s), unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).

 

  1. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize(s); (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection or equipment malfunctions or any other technological problems or failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.

 

  1. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins or any other methods may void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, promotion entry services or proxies) will void all entries by that entrant at the Station’s discretion. The Station’s or its Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who (i) is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address or (ii) is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who it believes is tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station may disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and any or all future Station-administered Promotions and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

  1. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize(s) of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize(s).

 

  1. Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize(s) awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have any damages awarded multiplied or increased. New York law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.

 

  1. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) for receipt by April 4, 2017 to Lip Synch For Lady Gaga Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, WLIF, 1423 Clarkview Road-Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21209. For the names of the prize winner(s) send a self-addressed stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) for receipt by June 4, 2017 to the above address marked– Lip Synch For Lady Gaga Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at Todays1019.com.

 

  1. PRIVACY

 

  1. By participating in the Promotion, entrant agrees to the Station’s Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of entrant’s personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at Todays1019.com. In the event of conflict between the Station’s Terms of Use Agreement and these Official Rules, the terms of these Official Rules shall apply.

 

Administrator: WLIF, 1423 Clarkview Road-Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21209.

 

Finalist Prizes Provided By Interscope Records.

 

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